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a chase on the bay bridge ends with an arrest and charges. about 30 minutes ago, a high- speed chase on the bay bridge ended with the arrest of a carjacking suspect. we caught the chase on one of our traffic cameras. the chase started around 10:40 this morning on 580 near lakeshore avenue. it continued onto interstate 880 onto -- onto interstate 80,
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rather, water driver went through the toll plaza -- where the driver went through the toll plaza with the chp following behind him before getting off the freeway and crashing in the city. >> then we heard crunch, crunch because he tried to mover -- move over. >> more coming up at 5:00. police in oakland continue to piece together what they are calling a senseless act of violence. a young musician hit and killed by a stray bullet after performing pat a -- at a bar. paul chambers is live with more on the answers police are hoping to find surrounding this investigation. good afternoon, paul. >> reporter: good afternoon, tonery. when we spoke to police, they say they have a lot of surveillance video to reef view. they believe the person responsible spent some times in the bar and club near the shooting. right now police have a lot of questions and few answers.
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a candlelight vigil memorial remains outside the police where emole yonevara -- emilio nevarao. he was shot and killed early sunday morning while he was packing unhis equipment after 1 cldged sunday morning -- 1:00 sunday morning. >> i'm 100% saying the individual that's take life was taken from him was not involved in an incident. >> reporter: police say the gunmen and the intended target left the scene unharmed. however, a 34-year-old man was struck in the arm and is expected to survive. but for nevaro the outcome was
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different. the police say the senseless killing has to stop. >> we have to stop settling differences by pulling a trigger. the busts have no names -- bullets have no names. >> reporter: police are offering a $20,000 reward in this case. if you know anything, call them. about an hour ago a cable car operator was rushed to hospital on after being hit by a car. he was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries. we have a crew on the way to the scene. we'll have more coming up on the news at 5:00. and police say a driver smashed two cars on a wild ride through oakland. a ktvu news crew caught the van peeling off after 6:00 this morning. the i driver told tara moriarty he got yep -- the driver told
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tara moriarty he got upset because he wanted to talk to police and nobody came out. police say the van left a trail of destruction before ending up in front of a home on broadway in the rockridge neighborhood. >> we had witnesses that said they saw him doing doughnuts at task and broadway north of us right now. then the car proceeded to drive spwond broadway where it crashed into -- southbound broadway where it crashed into a car on the 5500 block of broadway, drove drown broadway, make a u-turn and come to rest. >> the driver was cited for reckless driving and driving with a suspended license. according to the san francisco chronicle, a location in concord that's been the cite of two derailments in the past five years, and yesterday track problems prompted a shut down of the elevated stretch between
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the oakland coliseum and fruitvale station. work is expected to be done on those tracks through august. in the coming months partial shutdowns are planned. the stations are all on elevated crossover rails where the trains switched tracks known as interlocking. if a few hours from now, the as begin their season officially. alex savidge has more on the agency building up to tonight's game. >> reporter: there is optimism in the air at the coliseum today. as the oakland as get set for their season opener, squaring off against the ranger. loyal fans, 12 hours before tonight's first pitch. >> we're the as. it's for the fans. the left field bleacher people, the right field bleacher
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people, i come out and tailgate with them. >> it's the way we were raised and wake up in the morning. it's how we work. >> the team is promising to improve the fan experience this season. two new scoreboards have been installed and there will be one- of-a-kind give aways as well including emoji t-shirts and a referee bobblehead inspired by these online impressions. >> count it. 1-5. block, 1. >> reporter: as fans will notice a lot of new faces on the field. the team has just nine returning players this year, although this group is already playing well together. >> we have the best record in baseball for spring training which we all know doesn't mean much because the games don't count but it shows there is a ton of talent on the team. >> i think it will go well.
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i think the new players that they have will be a good fit. >> reporter: from the flags flying on downtown high rises to the message bored boarded on ac transit -- message boards on ac transit buses, they are showing private. the return of baseball means big business. >> the economic impact when anyone comes into town for a sports event, they stay in the hotels and day. our culinary scene. >> reporter: after a heartbreaking playoff lost last year, the as are ready. alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. the giants will start their season on the road in arizona tonight. world series mvp madison
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bumgarner is on the mound against the mound for the giants. giants are showing the game on the big screen at at&t park. the home opener is next monday afternoon against the colorado rockerykies -- rorke -- rockies. we'll have more at 5:00 and 6:00 and you can get more at ktvu.com. bay area sports' fans mourning the dearth of legendary sports broadcast caster lom -- broadcaster, lom simmons. >> another great play by cody phillips and the as have won the world series in a sweep. >> simmons teamed under with rock hodges in 1958 and broadcast games from 1981 to 199 a. he was also the voice of the 49ers for a time.
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steve young scrambled against the vikings and he was the voice behind that. >> because there was such emotion. >> he runs, gets away again, goes to the 40, gets away again. to the 35, cuts back at the 30, the 20, the 15, the 10. touchdown, 49ers slge. >> people who worked with simmons say he was able to put what fans were feeling into words with skill and a sense of humor but also remember his willingness to poke fun at his house. victims of the boppen marathon bombing were in court as closing arguments got underway. a prosecutor has told a jury that boston marathon's bomber, dzhokhar tsarnaev targeted men, women and children because he wanted to terrorist the united states on the day when the eyes of the world would be on boston.
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if convicted, the trial will move to a second phase where the jury will decide if he faces life in prison or the death penalty. in a nationally televised interview, governor jerry brown defended his plan for mandatory water restrictions again against those who say it's too easy on farmers. >> in a drought of this magnitude, urhave to change that behavior and you have to change it substantially. >> critics say the focus of the plan is on in the wrong place -- is in the wrong place. the governor argues current water restrictions have already forced farmers to pull up vines, uproot trees. brown says it's critical that cities and towns as yo the state cut their water use by 25%. these are the first mandatory water restrictions in california history. we're still in a drought but much welcomed snow is falling in the sierra. after months of mostly dry
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weather. several inches of presh powder just -- fresh powder fell and more is on the way. while the snow is really too little too late for many businesses, people are willing to take whatever they can get. this is herbenly -- heavenly ski resort. the resort is reporting snow. we're getting a bit of a break from the weather. changes are coming. steve paulson will have more on what you can expect. a woman sprayed with lighter fluid but that's not all. the bizarre sequence of events in a quiet marin county neighborhood that led up to an unusual attack. a public apology from rolling stone. the failure cited in a new report that's led the magazine to retract an article about an alleged gang rape at a university.
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kenya has launched airstrikes against al-shabab. the group claimed responsibility for last week's attack on a college about 90 miles from the border between the two countries. witnesses and survivors say the
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gunmen targeted christians. pope francis says he hopes the international community will not look away from these religiously motivated killings. >> translator: everyone has to continue the spiritual walk of prayer, intense prayer, concrete participation and tangible aid in defending, protecting our brothers and sisters, persecuted, heiled, killed, decapitated just because they are christians. >> president obama is still due to visit kenya despite the violence. it will be his first trip to his father's native country since he became president. a woman is in custody following a strange trio of crimes in a normally quiet north bay neighborhood. one neighbor said she encountered the woman spray painting the word reauptist at the bottom of her driveway at her mill valley home. it was the the same woman who allegedly came on her property and started a fire last week. this time the homeowner said the woman sprayed her with lighter fluid and a struggle
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ensued. the homeowner got hem finally from drivers passing by. >> one of our off-duty firefighters heading down the hill at the time this was going on, saw the assault, and rendered aid to the person being assault and detained the assailant. >> what the homeowner didn't is the attacker had set a house on fire across the street minutes before. the woman is convinced someone raped her who lives in the vicinity. but sheriff's investigators have no record of a sexual assault allegation. under questioning the woman has been identified as nila sayer could not explain her actions. the 2014 article in rolling stone claimed a woman named jackie was raped by seven men two years earlier at a frat house. the magazine now admitted there's no evidence a rape took
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place. some students worry about the repercussions can on campus. >> it's an important issue just because this kind of event is what makes victims not want to come out. >> the fraternity calls the article defamatory and reckless. rolling stone retracted the story and has apologized. there is ta new report that of ale is -- there is a new report by the chronicle reports that some who built the site were ordered to leave because of felony convictions. an apple spokeswoman says they are focused on quality and safety and those who were dismissed from work had a prior
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felony conviction within the past seven years. an. says this only affected less than a handful of people working at the site. so far no legal action has been threatened. let's find out what's in store for the weather. strange weather. >> yeah, in april. finally. we're finally getting a taste of winter. had some snow up in the sierra yesterday. about 2 to 7 inches. the clouds are beginning to build especially in the north bay which had a little bit of rain this morning, not a lot but a little bit around guerneville. cazadero. it was there this morning. that was it. a little bit looks like it's building up into lake county as well. i will get out of the way. 31. you can see they are going south to north. they will have a lightning way to go. our system is just now beginning to show itself. but it's not going to swing in until tonight. it's slowing down a little bit. i think it will be late tonight, tomorrow. i think cloudy, windy.
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i think maybe the as will play but maybe after the 7th inning showers will pop up. 50s and 60s. it's a cool, cool day. we had a bunch of 30s. 32 in petaluma. 33 in boulder creek. a lot of -- i think 34 even up at la honda, mid-30s. all the way to the west san jose had 39. the breeze beginning to pick up. not strong. it's going to -- maybe 30, 35. it will be out of the east- southeast t will turn southerly as the system gets closer. cloud cover beginning rapidly to the north. but the system is still offshore. we get through today all right. it's tonight and tomorrow where things get active. the front will come through and then the upper low will move in and that will send in a spoke of showers. possible showers. it will be a really good snow producer for the sierra nevada. i think rainfall amounts about
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.50 to 1.50 should be about right for most of us here. there will be heavier amounts isolated areas and to the north. winter storm warning starts tonight in the sierra, 1:00 a.m. tuesday and goes through midnight. everything is after late tonight into early tomorrow. there will be a couple of feet. we might get snow in the hills around 3500 feet. it wouldn't be until tuesday probably late morning, early afternoon, st. helena, diablo, hamilton. if the system can get the moisture source, and i think it will be, then it will arrive for tonight. you can see by 10:00 p.m., it's just moving into the north. finally by midnight and 2:00 a.m., it sweeps through. by 4:00 to 6:00 a.m.. system goes through but then comes the cold, unstable air. that will give us showers, possible thundershowers, hale. there could be good cells here. maybe funnel clouds out to the valley. this is the time of year where you get this kind of cold air. the days are longer. it could be very interesting
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tomorrow afternoon. sun, so far. clouds. could be rain to the north. most of this comes in later tonight. more likely tomorrow morning. temperatures are gonna take a good plunge. if you are concerned about your garden or anything, it's not tomorrow morning you would have to worry about, it's wednesday and thursday morning. i think thursday could be critical. another system clips the north -- northern part of the state and maybe the sierra on sunday. not for us. the extended outlook is bullish for more cold rain the middle of the month. better late than never. >> all right. thank you. new at noon, even if the u.s. supreme court rules that same-sex marriage is legal, it would still not be recognized in a handful of native-american resservations. the supreme court could de -- reservations. the supreme court could decide
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by june. but the sewnern status of federally recognized tribes means -- sovereign status of federally recognized tribes means this would not recognize the laws. the cherokee nation with about00,000 members maintain -- 300,000 members maintain members that don't recognize same-sex marriage. a new warning for people who buy breast milk online. the hidden dangers and how it could be putting your child's health at risk.
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breaking news right now near the san mateo bridge. we have a cement truck crashed on southbound 880. this is near highway 92. these are live pictures right now from our newschopper. the driver apparently was trapped and injured and it looks like part of the cab flipped over. you can see quite a bit of activity there. a choir truck, a few lanes -- fire truck, a few lanes blocked. southbound 880 near highway 92. we'll have more on the story at ktvu fox news at 5:00. researchers say buying breast milk online can be risky. nationwide hospital in ohio tested more than 100 samples purchased the over the internet. they found 10% contained cow's milk or formula that could give
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a reaction. researchers recommend that parents search out nonprofit milk banks, not private sellers. the study is out today in the journal pediatrics. the white house kicked off spring with its annual easter egg roll today. [ cheers ] >> president obama and the first lady cheered on some of the hundreds of children taking part in the annual event. the easter egg roll is one of the oldest white house traditions. it was started in 1876. this year, there is a new twist as part of the fifth anniversary of michelleby's move initiative. >> we're gonna do the so you think you can dance all stars and mentors. i hope you guys have been learning the steps. ♪ >> the first lady showed off her dance moves on stage. there were sports and fitness zones offering young people to
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play a little tennis or basketball with the commander- in-chief. coming up at 5:00, live at the coliseum where the as will take on the rangers. we'll have all of the latest on the as home opener. that's at 5:00. thanks for watching. we're always here for urat ktvu.com -- always here for you you -- at ktvu.com and you can follow us on twitter and facebook. have a great day. this is not ice cream. this is not ice cream in an ice cream cone. this is not ice cream in an ice cream cone in the hand of a tall man. this is not ice cream in an ice cream cone
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- [emily] on this episode of xploration outer space there are millions of asteroids in our solar system, but a small group is inching their way closer to us here on earth. - the bottom line is there's danger out there. - [emly] we'll see how we're preparing for near earth asteroids from telescopes that track them, to a gun that predicts their impact. and we'll meet a
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group that believes that the key to future space exploration is mining asteroids. that's all next on xploration outer space. welcome to xploration outer space. i'm emily calandrelli. it's believed that over four and a half billion years ago the planets in our solar system were formed. the left over material the dust and the rock that didn't make it into the planets formed together creating the subject of
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